Whitecourt Alberta Family History Centre

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Center Contacts and Hours

Language: Language

  • (Link to map using Google
  • 47th Street & Golf Course Rd Whitesourt, AB T0E 2L0 Canada

Phone:

E-mail:  AB_Whitecourt@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Wed.6 pm - 9 pm
  • Sun. 2 pm - 5 pm
  • Or by appointment 780-786-2426

Holiday Schedule:


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events: Class for family history beginners on Sundays during the month of May 2016

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings


Center Resources

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. e.g. ancestry.com, find my past.co.uk, my heritage. 1880 census of Sweden, Arkiv Digital On Line (Swedish Church Records), www.fold3.com (military records) , World vital records.com and ProQuest Obituary Listings from prominent newspapers.

Hardware and Equipment

  • four computers, 1 scanner, printer, wi-fi

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Ability to help with records written in French.


Resources in the Local Area

Copy of Sagitawah Saga (The story of Whitecourt)


Links

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